Surely you don't believe it, but check out Andy Borowitz's report anyway.
INDIANAPOLIS (The Borowitz Report)—In choosing the former Hewlett-Packard C.E.O. Carly Fiorina as his running mate, Senator Ted Cruz hopes to tap into the immense popularity of one of the most beloved public figures in America.
Minutes after the news of Cruz’s selection leaked, political insiders called the choice of the wildly adored Fiorina a game-changer for the Cruz campaign.
[Snip. More here from Andy's satire on reactions to Cruz's choice.]
"Picking Fiorina was a masterstroke,” [a Republican strategist] said. “Now all Ted has to do is sit back and watch Carly do what she does best: make people fall in love her.”